December 2008 Archives

Top viral videos of 2008

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2008 was the year of the Rickroll, the internet sensation where those surfing the web are tricked into viewing Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" music video. Rickrolling quickly gained popularity as the online savvy tried to outdo one another, culminating in the Rickrolling of Times Square in New York as Astley's video played on one of the large television screens.

But Astley wasn't the only internet star to emerge from the interwebs in 2008 -- click the jump to view a few of our other favorite viral videos from this year.

Original 'Day the Earth Stood Still" trailer

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Long before Keanu Reeves had his excellent adventure with the story, there was the original "The Day the Earth Stood Still" ...